60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
3
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
5
Margaret River
— 3 nights
6
Broome
— 2 nights
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
8
Darwin
— 5 nights
9
Port Douglas
— 6 nights
10
Cairns
— 7 nights
11
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
12
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
13
Sydney
— 7 nights

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seal Bay Conservation Park and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary. Step out of the city life by going to Flinders Chase National Park and Raptor Domain. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Kelly Hill Caves, take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch, kick back and relax at Stokes Beach, and get to know the resident critters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip website.

Sydney to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Kangaroo Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

2
nights
Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Devil's Corner Cellar Door and Craigie Knowe Vineyard. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wineglass Bay Lookout and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Coles Bay to Bicheno to see East Coast Natureworld about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park, make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Coles Bay travel planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kangaroo Island to Coles Bay takes 12.5 hours. Traveling from Kangaroo Island to Coles Bay, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Craigie Knowe Vineyard
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Get in touch with nature at Twelve Apostles and Great Ocean Walk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Loch Ard Gorge and Port Campbell National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Campbell: Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah) and Mait's Rest (in Apollo Bay). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, make a trip to The Grotto, and take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Campbell trip itinerary maker tool.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Coles Bay to Port Campbell in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Childer's Cove, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Get outdoors at Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of the Winds and Mutitjulu Waterhole. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, trek along Kuniya Walk, and stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 12 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Port Campbell to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

3
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Cave and Jewel Cave. Explore hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and Ngilgi Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Canal Rocks (in Yallingup). There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Margaret River tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Margaret River takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Yallingup, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cable Beach and Gantheaume Point. Get outdoors at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Broome holiday maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Broome takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Broome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Ubirr and Maguk Gorge. Explore hidden gems such as Gunlom Waterfall Creek and Mamukala Wetlands. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, take in the dramatic scenery at Maguk Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Koolpin Gorge, and trek along Yurmikmik Walks.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Broome to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 11 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek

5
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Step out of the city life by going to Crocosaurus Cove and Fishing Charters & Tours. RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and Defence of Darwin Experience are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Darwin: Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor), Magnetic Termite Mounds (in Litchfield National Park) and Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin vacation maker app.

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Darwin can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Magnetic Termite Mounds, Territory Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park

6
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mossman Gorge Centre and Agincourt Reef. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Opal Reef. Venture out of the city with trips to Diwan (Alexandra Bay Waterfall & Daintree Entomological museum), Cape Tribulation (Daintree National Park & Myall Beach) and Thornton Beach (in Thornton Beach). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas day trip planning app.

You can fly from Darwin to Port Douglas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. While traveling from Darwin, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Douglas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef

7
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and KickArts Contemporary Arts. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Curtain Fig National Park (in Yungaburra), Kuranda (Birdworld Kuranda, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, &more) and Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuranda, Curtain Fig National Park, Tanks Arts Centre, The Crystal Caves, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 4:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

4
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Explore hidden gems such as Cape Byron Walking Track and Tropical Fruit World. Visiting Burleigh Heads Beach and Burleigh Head National Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Brisbane (Roma Street Parkland & Museum of Brisbane) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Byron Bay). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirra Beach, and browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast day trip planning site.

Fly from Cairns to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairns in December; daily highs in Gold Coast reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brisbane, Byron Bay, Tropical Fruit World
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

3
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Koala Hospital and Smoky Cape Lighthouse. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie. When in Port Macquarie, make a side trip to see Trial Bay Gaol in South West Rocks, approximately South West Rocks away. There's still lots to do: trek along Coastal walk, make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path, visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse, and see the interesting displays at Roto House.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie online route builder.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Port Macquarie in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Gold Coast, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

South West Rocks
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk

7
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Get outdoors at Blue Mountains and Wentworth Falls. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama) and Wollongong Head Lighthouse (in Wollongong). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, stop by Darling Harbour, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney road trip planning website.

Fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Kiama Blowhole, Wollongong Head Lighthouse, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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